Johns Hopkins Gazette | June 12, 2006
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University June 12, 2006 | Vol. 35 No. 37

Weekly Calendar

Film/Video | Lectures | Open House | Seminars | Special Events | Theater | Workshops



Outdoor Movie Night, presented by Summer and Intersession Programs; Keyser Quadrangle (rain location: Mudd Auditorium). Live entertainment at 7:30 p.m., films at 8:30 p.m.) Bring lawn chairs and blankets; food and drink for sale. For information, go to HW

Fri., June 16. Monty Python and the Holy Grail. (Pre-film entertainment to be announced.)

Fri., June 23. Peter Jackson's King Kong; with pre-show entertainment by Comedy Night with Adam Ruben and guests.



Fri., June 16, 6:30 p.m. "Explaining the Shafts in Khufu's Pyramid at Giza," an illustrated lecture by Anthony Sakovich. Sponsored by SAIS and the American Research Center in Egypt, Washington, D.C. chapter. Rome Auditorium. SAIS

Fri., June 23, 5 p.m. Mohammed Aziz Memorial Lecture — "An Economic and Social Paradigm for Creating Sustainable Eye Care for All" by David Green, SoM. Sponsored by Wilmer Eye Institute/Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology. 107 Wilmer (Arnall Patz Lecture Hall). EB


Open House

Mon., June 12, 5:45 to 7 p.m. Information sessions for the MA in Communication in Contemporary Society Program, the MA in Writing Program and the MA in Applied Economics. Sponsored by KSAS/Advanced Academic Programs. Lower level, 1717 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington. SAIS

Wed., June 14, 6 to 7:30 p.m. "Rediscover the Master of Liberal Arts (MLA) Program: Explore a World of Knowledge," open house for the Master of Liberal Arts Program. Sponsored by KSAS/Advanced Academic Programs. 309 Maryland. HW

Thurs., June 15, 6 p.m. Open house for the Graduate Programs in the Advanced Biotechnology Studies and the MS in Environmental Sciences and Policy. Sponsored by KSAS/Advanced Academic Programs. 217 Maryland. HW



Tues., June 13, noon. "Domestic Violence Enhanced Home Visitation Program for Pregnant and Parenting Women," a Center for Collaborative Intervention Research seminar with Phyllis Sharps, SoN. Co-sponsored by SoN. Room 9, Anne M. Pinkard Bldg. EB

Wed., June 14, 10 a.m. "Growth and Inhibition of Intestinal Tumors," an Environmental Health Sciences seminar with Baktiar Karim, SPH; E3018 SPH (Sommer Hall). EB

Wed., June 14, 11 a.m. "K63-Linked Polyubiquitin Chain Signaling in Error-Free DNA Damage Tolerance," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology thesis defense seminar with Sara Michelle Volk; W1020 SPH. EB

Wed., June 14, 3 p.m. "The Effect of Antidepressant Use on the Labor Market Outcomes of HIV-Infected Persons Using Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy in the U.S., 1996-2004," a Health Policy and Management thesis defense seminar with Omar Galarraga; 688 Hampton House. EB

Thurs., June 15, noon. "Gene Expression Analysis in Measles Virus Research," a Molecular Microbiology and Immunology thesis defense seminar with Michael Zilliox; W3030 SPH. EB

Thurs., June 15, noon. "Signal Transduction by Oxygen Radicals," a Cell Biology seminar with Toren Finkel, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute/NIH; Suite 2-200, 1830 Bldg. EB

Thurs., June 15, 7:30 p.m. "Facial Rejuvenation: New Treatment Plans for All" with Craig Vander Kolk, SoM, and "Permanent Hair Restoration" with Nancy Graff, JHH. Part of the series Fresh Perspectives on Looking Your Best, sponsored by Dermatology. Suite 350, Pavilion I, Green Spring Station.

Fri., June 16, 12:15 p.m. "Environmental Effects of Endocrine Disruptors in Urogenital Development in Chicken Embryos," a Carnegie Institution Embryology seminar with Sandrine Biau, Centre Universitaire de Formation et de Recherche de Nimes, France; 3520 San Martin Drive. HW

Tues., June 20, 9:30 a.m. "The Effects of Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) on Drug Approvals, Labeling Changes and Drug Withdrawals," an Epidemiology thesis defense seminar with Hsu-Tai Liu; W2029 SPH. EB

Wed., June 21, 12:15 p.m. "Confronting Factory Farms: Insights from the Trenches," a Center for a Livable Future seminar with various speakers; W1214 SPH (Sheldon Hall). EB

Thurs., June 22, noon. "How's Your Rodent? Colony Disease Status," an Animal Care and Use Committee seminar with Julie Watson, SoM, and Lindsay Barnes, SoM; 403 Ross. EB


Special Events

Tues., June 13, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Vendor show, with representatives from Sanyo Scientific and various biomedical manufacturers. Sponsored by Purchasing Services. Turner Concourse. EB

Sat., June 17, and Sat., June 24, 2 p.m. "Inside/Out: Sculpture at Evergreen," a guided tour of the outside exhibition and an opportunity to see the artists' drawings and models of their work. Exhibition catalog and bottled water will be provided. $6; children under 12 free. 410-516-0341. Evergreen House.

Fri., June 23, 4 to 7 p.m. Networking Vendor Social, sponsored by the Black Faculty and Staff Association. Light refreshments will be served. Carpenter Room, Anne M. Pinkard Bldg. EB



Fri., June 16, and Sat., June 17, 8 p.m.; Sun., June 18, and June 25, 2 p.m. Theatre Hopkins presents Tom Stoppard's comedy Travesties. (See article, "'Travesties' wraps up Theatre Hopkins' 84th season," in this issue.) Tickets are $15, $5 for student rush tickets. Swirnow Theater, Mattin Center. HW



WebCT Training, with Pamela Stefanuca. Sponsored by the Center for Educational Resources and JHU Sheridan Libraries. Register at

Mon., June 19, 6 to 9 p.m. "Getting Started With WebCT"; Room 206, A&R Bldg., Montgomery County Campus.

Tues., June 20, 1 to 4 p.m. "Online Communication and Presenting Content to Students"; Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW

Wed., June 21, 6 to 9 p.m. "Assessing Student Knowledge and Managing Students and Grades"; Conference Room, 1st floor, Dorsey Center.

Mon., June 26, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. "Biomedical Communications," a Professional Development workshop with Wendy Sanders, SoM; WBSB Auditorium. EB

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